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Bubba Shot 101: Unlocking Big Bass in Heavy Cover

Don't shy away from oversized finesse techniques.

Todd Ceisner, In-Fisherman Publisher

Bass Vision

Here's an inside and detailed look at what bass see.

Dr. Hal Schramm

Rockfish Rockstar

Atlantic striped bass, AKA rockfish are a sport-anglers dream fish!

David Brown


Great Lakes Walleye Tagging

The walleye tagging process is essential to sustaining a viable Great Lakes walleye

Ross Robertson

July 4th Dinosaurs and Some River Walleyes

Abundant sturgeon and walleye fishing await up North.

Jim Edlund

3 Tactics for Summer Walleyes

Here are three sure-fire ways to capture stubborn late-summer walleyes.

Ross Robertson

The Lowdown on Walleye Hardbaits

The range of walleye hardbaits encompasses multiple categories and a dizzying number of lures.

Steve Ryan

Understanding Spring Walleye Migrations

Walleyes spawn in spring and understanding spring walleye migrations, whether you live north

Gord Pyzer

Best Locations for Giant Walleyes

Here's some of the best locations for your shot at a giant walleye.

Steve Ryan


Catfish Week: Combat Channel Catfish

The In-Fisherman staff shifts into high gear, as they slip into combat mode to tangle with the


Prespawn Catfish Madness

Prespawn catfish madness: Prespawn is one of the most consistent and predictable bites of the


Catfish Gumbo

A catfish gumbo is one of the simplest and most satisfying ways to prepare fish — enough

Chef Lucia Watson

Late Season Catfish

Fifty-degrees Fahrenheit. That's the magic number for channel catfish anglers in the fall.

Dan Anderson

Fall Channel Catfish Tactics

With so many good bites happening during fall, channel catfish can be overlooked. During this

Steve Ryan

Late Summer And Fall Catfish Patterns

Mississippi River, Memphis James "Big Cat" Patterson of Bartlett, Tennessee, has been fishing



Crappie For Bass Training

Pro bass angler Jason Christie fishes for crappies to stay sharp for his bass efforts.

David A. Brown

7 Summer Panfish Hotspots

Panfish opportunities are boundless during the Summer Period. Fish are active, moving and

Steve Ryan

How to Find a Summertime Panfish Pattern

During summer, panfish need to eat the most, as energy reserves burn faster in the warmest

Matt Straw

Bluegill Management Strategies

Until a few years ago, the management strategy for good bluegill fishing–meaning good numbers

Dr. Hal Schramm

Springtime Crappies on the Upper Red

Crappies are one of the most ubiquitous, easy-to-catch fish species in freshwater.

Cory Schmidt

Spring Crappies Love Lily Pads

Target lily pads for big springtime spawning crappies.

David Brown

Pike & Muskie

Summer Pike Strategies

Consider water depth and forage locations to find big pike of summer.

Dan Johnson

Summer Muskies Love Bucktails

As the heat of summer sets in, muskies are very willing to chase down and attack fast-moving

Dr. Jason Halfen

How To Catch Pike In Spring

Spring is prime time for pike. The Prespawn and Postspawn periods offer excellent odds at

Dan Johnson

Programs for Spring Pike

Spring is prime time for pike. The Prespawn and Postspawn periods offer excellent odds at

Dan Johnson

Understanding Winter Pike

How pike live and feed during the winter months remains largely unknown, but here are some

Gord Pyzer

Just Right for Fall Pike Fishing

Many pike fishing anglers use big baits in fall to tempt trophy pike. They believe that shorter

Steve Ryan

Trout & Salmon

Hard Water Lake Trout, Part 2: Late Ice

Big lakers will feast during late ice, here's how to locate the fish and how to catch them

Justin Brouillard

Luck on the Line: Lake Ontario's Captains are a Superstitious Bunch

Anglers are known to be superstitious, but Lake Ontario captains fairly represent that

Matt Crawford

Lake Ontario Custom Bait Creation Is A Family Affair

 The Noon Family adds a personal touch to finding and catching big Lake Ontario salmon with

Todd Ceisner

Lake Ontario Salmon and Trout: Trolling for Toads–and Table Fare

The classic predator-prey balance provides fat browns, rainbows, Macks, kings, cohos, and

David A. Brown

Find The Cold Water For Red-Hot King Salmon Action

While Capt. Lou Borelli targets kings, his customers get the royal treatment.

David A. Brown

Lake Ontario Salmon: The Fascinating Story of the Fishery That Could

And the importance of a sustainable food source for the Great Lakes' Pacific salmon species.

Matt Crawford

Other Fish

In Praise of Bowfin

Don't overlook the sportfishing potential of bowfin.

Matt Crawford

With World-Record Catch, Texas Guide Champions Catch and Release for Alligator Gar

Gars' reputations are changing from so-called trash fish to a special, treasured (massive

Lynn Burkhead, OSG Senior Digital Editor

5 Bass Lessons from Topwater Tuna

Lessons from largemouth can be applied to topwater tuna abroad.

Pete Robbins

The Case for Super Bass (AKA Snakeheads)

Their fighting ability is far superior to the largemouth bass—more par with muskies.

Steve Ryan

Questioning Fish Introductions

Introduced species often directly or indirectly adversely affect native species.

Dr. Hal Schramm

Tips & Tricks for More Saugers

To consistently catch saugers, particularly super-size spots, anglers must first understand a

Dan Johnson

Ice Fishing

Late-Ice Crappie Tips

Wisconsin-based hardcore ice angler, Blake Tollefson, gives ice anglers the inside scoop.

Jim Edlund

Ice Week 2024: The Oxygen Factor

How do low oxygen levels impact fish beneath the ice?

Cory Schmidt

Late Ice Paradise: Manitoba's Best Kept Secret

Manitoba's late-season ice fishing offers endless opportunities at true trophy-caliber fish

Thomas Allen

How to Catch Mega Pike From the Ice

Catching trophy northern pike from the ice is easier than you think.

Jeff "Gussy" Gustafson

Prespawn Fishing Techniques for Burbot

Yes the burbot or eelpout, has surged in popularity.

Jeff Matity

Tools of the Trade for Basin Panfish

For the most part, basins are mid- to late-winter haunts for perch, crappies, and bluegills.

Matt Straw

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